Arkansas’ Hot Design Trends

by LaDonna Humphrey Whether you’re looking to buy a new home, thinking about renovating your current one, or you’re just interested in what’s new in home design, here are some the biggest trends you’ll see dominating this year. OPEN BUT DEFINED FLOOR PLANS Instead of one large, undefined space, open floor plans will evolve to…

AY’s 30th Anniversary: Pearls of Wisdom

By Vicki Vowell, CEO & Founder of Vowell, Inc. In the spring of 1988, I fulfilled a dream to start a company. This month, I celebrate my pearl anniversary as founder of the “Grand Lady” AY Magazine. The journey has been challenging, to put it mildly, but so worthwhile. It’s an accomplishment to be Arkansas’…

Top 10 Events in May

Our list of the Top 10 Events in May includes a film festival in Northwest Arkansas, a celebration of Southern food in El Dorado, two ballet performances, beer and music festivals, and so much more. 1. Bentonville Film Festival Bentonville May 1-6 This annual event, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis and Inclusion Companies…

Publisher’s Note: We Love May!

I can’t believe it’s already May, and summer is just around the corner. May is an exciting time in the family. The kids are out of school, and we’re gearing up for all kinds of fun summer activities. We know you’re always looking for fun and exciting things to do during the summer months, too,…

Arkansas Repertory Theatre to Suspend Operations

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre announced Tuesday afternoon that it would suspend its operations and cancel its upcoming production of God of Carnage due to financial problems. Read the press release from The Rep below: Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s Board of Directors announced today that they will suspend current operations, effective immediately, and not complete the final…

Diamond Chef: Meet the Contestants Part 3

The University of Arkansas – Pulaski Tech Foundation is gearing up for its 11th year of fierce food competition. Diamond Chef Arkansas 2018 is set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at the UA – Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute. Individual tickets cost $150. Sponsorships start at $2,500. For more information…

CARTI’s Ragin’ Cajun Bash

Craving crawfish? Don’t miss CARTI’s Ragin’ Cajun Bash this week. It’s the season for crawfish boils, so head to one where you can chow down for a good cause. Presented by the Arkansas Federal Credit Union, CARTI’s annual all-you-can-eat crawfish boil, set for 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at War Memorial Stadium, raises…

April Exhibit at Justus Fine Art Gallery

The April exhibit at Justus Fine Art Gallery will feature a selection of work by Matthew Hasty, Robyn Horn, Dolores Justus, Jill Kyong, Sandra Sell, Tony Saladino, Gene Sparling, Emily Wood and others. The exhibit will open with a reception from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, April 6, in conjunction with the monthly Gallery Walk. The…